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Publications

  1. Voelzke BB, Sakamoto K, Hantel A, Wojcik E, Waters WB, Campbell SC: Gastrointestinal stromal tumor: involvement in urologic patients and therapeutic advances. Urology. 60(2):218-222, 2002.
  2. Kefer J, Voelzke BB, Flanigan RC, Waters WB, Wojik EM, Campbell SC. Risk assessment for occult malignancy in the prostatic bed before radical cystectomy. Urology. 66(6):1251-1255, 2005.
  3. Milner JE, Voelzke BB, Flanigan RC, Sharma SK, Perry KT, Turk TMT: Urothelial-cell carcinoma and solitary kidney: outcomes with renal-sparing management. J Endourology. 20(10): 800-807, 2006.
  4. Voelzke BB: Overactive bladder: prevalence, pathophysiology, and pharmacology. The Urology Report. 1(1): 16-22, 2007 (Guest Editor: Alan J. Wein)
  5. Voelzke BB and McAninch JW: Is genitourinary imaging necessary in patients who have microscopic hematuria after trauma? Nature Clin Prac Urol.  4(11):590-591, 2007.
  6. Chichakli R, Krause R, Voelzke B, Turk T: Incidence of perinephric hematoma after percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourology. 22(6):1227-1232, 2008.
  7. Bruyere F, Corcoran NM, Berdjis N, Namdarian B, Pederson J, Ockrim J, Voelzke BB, Costello AJ, and Hovens CM: Aurora Kinase B is an independent protective factor in superficial bladder tumours with a dysfunctional G1 checkpoint. BJU Int. 102(2):247-252, 2008.
  8. Voelzke BB and McAninch JW: Managing urethral trauma in children. US Pediatrics. 4(1):85-88, 2008.
  9. Voelzke BB and McAninch JW: The current management of renal trauma.  Am Surg. 74(8): 667-678, 2008. PMID 18705565.
  10. Tal R, Voelzke BB, Land S, Motarjem P, Munarriz R, Goldstein I, Mulhall JP: Vasculogenic erectile dysfunction in teenagers: a 5-year multi-institutional experience. BJU International. 103(5):646-50, 2008.
  11. Bruyere F, Corcoran NM, Namdarian B, Pederson J, Ockrim J, Voelzke BB, Mete U, Costello AJ, Hovens CM: Snail expression is an independent predictor of tumour recurrence in superficial bladder cancers. Urol Oncol. 28(6): 591-596, 2009. PMID 19162513.
  12. Voelzke BB and McAninch JW: Renal gunshot wounds: clinical management and outcome. J Trauma. 66(3):593-601, 2009. PMID 19276726.
  13. Breyer, BN, McAninch JW, Whitson JW, Eisenberg ML, Master VA, Voelzke BB, and Elliott SP. Effect of obesity on urethroplasty outcome. Urology. 73(6):1352-1355, 2009. PMID 19371937.
  14. Breyer BN, McAninch J, Whitson JM, Eisenberg ML, Mehdizadeh JF, Meyers JB, and Voelzke BB. Multivariate analysis of risk factors for long-term urethroplasty outcome. J Urol. 183:613-617, 2010. PMID 20018318.
  15. Voelzke BB and Wessells HB. Direct vision internal urethrotomy: an update. AUA Update Series Lesson 20, 2010.
  16. Smith III TG, Wessells HB, Kaufman R, Mack CD, Bulger EM, and Voelzke BB. Examination of the impact of airbags on renal injury using a national database. J Am Coll Surg. 211:355–360, 2010. PMID 20800192.
  17. Hicks BG, Lopez EA, Eastman R Jr, Simonovsky FI, Ratner BD, Wessells H, Voelzke BB, Bassuk JA. Differential affinity of vitronectin versus collagen for synthetic biodegradable scaffolds for urethroplastic applications. Biomaterials. 32:797-807, 2010. PMID 21030076.
  18. Will TA, Policari AJ, Garcia JG, Ouwenga MK, Voelzke BB, Greisler HG, Turk MT. Paclitaxel inhibits ureteral smooth muscle cell proliferation and collagen production in the absence of cell toxicity. J Urol. 185:335-340, 2011. PMID 21075396.
  19. Hotaling JM, Sorensen MD, Smith TG III, Rivara FP, Wessells H, and Voelzke BB. Analysis of diagnostic angiography and angioembolization in the acute management of renal trauma utilizing a national dataset. J Urol. 185:1316-1320, 2011. PMID 21334643.
  20. Voelzke BB, Breyer, B, and McAninch JW. Blunt pediatric anterior and posterior urethral trauma: 32 year experience and outcomes. J Ped Urol. 8(3):258-263, 2012. PMID 21664873.
  21. Hotaling JM, Wang J, Sorensen MD, Rivara FP, Gore JL, Jurkovich J, McClung CD, Wessells H, and Voelzke BB. A national study of trauma level designation and renal trauma outcomes. J Urol. 187:536-541, 2012, PMID 22177171.
  22. Vanni AJ, Hotaling J, Hamlat CM, Jurkovich GJ, Voelzke BB. Do inclusive trauma systems improve outcomes following renal trauma? J Trauma. 72(2):385-389, 2012, PMID 22327981.
  23. Jacobs MA, Hotaling JM, Mueller BA, Koyle M, Rivara F, and Voelzke BB. Conservative vs. early surgical management of high-grade pediatric renal trauma: do nephrectomy rates differ? J Urol. 187(5):1817-1822, 2012. PMID 2242678.
  24. Leddy LS, Vanni AJ, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Outcomes of endoscopic realignment of pelvic fracture associated urethral injuries at a level I trauma center. J Urol. 188(1):174-178, 2012. PMID 22591965.
  25. Erickson BA, Voelzke BB, Myers JB, Brant WO, Broghammer BA, Smith TG III, McClung CD, Alsikafi NF, and Elliott SP. Practice Patterns of Recently Fellowship Trained Reconstructive Urologists. 80(4):934-937, 2012. PMID: 21762965.
  26. Voelzke BB. Critical review of existing patient reported outcome measures following male anterior urethroplasty. J Urol. 189(1):182-188, 2013. PMID 23174257.
  27. Voelzke BB, McAninch JW, Breyer BN, Glass, AS, Garcia-Aguilar J. Transperineal management of post-surgical and radiated rectourethral fistulas. J Urol. 189(3):966-971, 2013. PMID 23009867. Editorial Reply Included.
  28. McClung C, Hotaling JM, Wang J, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Contemporary trends in the immediate surgical management of renal trauma using a national database. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 75(4):602-606, 2013. PMID 24064872.
  29. Figler B, Malaeb B, Dy G, Voelzke BB, Smith TG III, Wessells H. External validation of a sub-stratification of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma renal injury scale for grade IV injuries. J Am Coll Surg. 217(5):924-928., 2013. PMID 24139218.
  30. Leddy L, Voelzke B, Wessells H. Primary realignment of pelvic fracture urethral injuries. Urol Clin North Am. 40(3):393-401, 2013. PMID 23905937.
  31. Figler BD, Malaeb BS, Dy GW, Voelzke BB, Wessells H. Impact of graft position on failure of single-stage bulbar urethroplasties with buccal mucosa graft. Urology. 82(5):1166-1170, 2013. PMID 24055240. Reply by authors Urology 83(2):512-513, 2014. PMID 24468520.
  32. Malaeb B, Figler B, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Should blunt segmental vascular renal injuries be considered an AAST grade 4 renal injury? J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 76(2):484-487, 2014. PMID 24458054.
  33. Figler B, Mack CD, Smith TG III, Wessells H, Kaufman R, Bulger E, Voelzke B. Crash test rating and likelihood of major throacoabdominal injury in motor vehicle crashes – The New Car Assessment Program Side-Impact Crash Test, 1999-2010. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 76(3):750-754, 2014. PMID 24553544.
  34. Erickson BA, Elliott SP, Voelzke BB, Myers JB, Broghammer JA Smith TG III, McClung CD, Alsikafi NF, Brant WO. Multi-institutional 1-year bulbar urethroplasty outcomes using a standardized prospective cystoscopic follow-up protocol. Urology. 84(1): 213-217, 2014, PMID 24837453. Reply by authors Urology 84(1): 217, 2014. PMID 24837452.
  35. Figler B, Gore JL, Holt SK, Voelzke B, Wessells HW. High regional variation in urethroplasty utilization in the United States. J Urol. 193(1):179-183, 2015. PMID 25072180.
  36. Bertrand LA, Warren GJ, Voelzke BB, Elliott SP, Myers JB, McClung CD, Oleson JJ, Erickson BA for TURNS. Lower urinary tract pain and anterior urethral stricture disease: prevalence and effects of urethral reconstruction. J Urol. 193(1): 184-189, 2015. PMID 25046621.
  37. Brant WO, Erickson BA, Elliott SP, Powell C, Alsikafi N, McClung C, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith III TG, Broghammer JA. Risk Factors for erosion of artificial urinary sphincters: a multicenter prospective study. Urology. 84(4):934-938, 2014. PMID 25109562. Reply by authors Urology. 84(4): 939, 2014. PMID 25109558.
  38. Voelzke BB and Leddy L. The epidemiology of renal trauma. Transl Androl Urol. 3(2):143, 2014. Doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2223-4683.2014.04.11
  39. Redshaw JD, Broghammer JA, Smith TG 3rd, Voelzke BB, Erickson BA, McClung CD, Elliott SP, Alsikafi NF, Presson AP, Aberger ME, Craig JR, Brant WO, Myers JB. Intralesional injection of Mitomycin C at the time of transurethral incision of bladder neck contracture may offer limited benefit: from the TURNS study group. J Urol. 193(2): 587-592. 2014. PMID 25200807.
  40. Kohler JE, Friedstat JS, Jacobs MA, Voelzke BB, Foy HM, Grady RW, Gruss JS, Evans HL. Reconstruction of the symphysis pubis to repair a complex midline hernia in the setting of congenital bladder exstrophy. 19(4):681-684, 2014. PMID 25156539.
  41. Hagedorn J and Voelzke BB. Pelvic fracture urethral injury in children. Arab J Urology. 13(1):37-42. 2015. PMID 26019977.
  42. Gross JA, Lehnert BE, Linnau KF, Voelzke BB, Sandstrom CK. Imaging of the urinary system. Radiol Clin North Am. 53(4):773-788, 2015. PMID 26046510.
  43. Figler BD, Chery L, Friedrich J, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Limited panniculectomy for adult buried penis repair. Plast Reconstr Surg. 136(5): 1090-2. 2015. PMID 26182174.
  44. Grimsby GM, Voelzke B, Hotaling J, Sorensen MD, Koyle M, Jacobs MA. Demographics of pediatric renal trauma. J Urol. 192(5):1498-1502, 2014. PMID 24907442.
  45. Patel DP, Elliott SP, Voelzke BB, Erickson BA, McClung CD, Presson AP, Zhang C, Myers JB; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons. Patient-reported sexual function after staged penile urethroplasty. 86(2):395-400, 2015. PMID 26199158.
  46. Erickson BA, Elliott SP, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith TG 3rd, McClung CD, Alsikafi NF, Vanni AJ, Brant WO, Broghammer JA, Tam CA, Zhao LC, Buckley JC, Breyer BN; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons. Understanding the relationship between chronic systemic disease and lichen sclerosus urethral strictures. J Urol. 195(2):363-368, 2016. PMID 26343349.
  47. Dixon A, Tretiakova M, Gore J, and Voelzke BB. Metastatic renal cell carcinoma to the contralateral ureter: a rare phenomenon. Uro Case Reports. 4:36-37, 2016. PMID 26793575.
  48. Winters B, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Readmission after treatment for grade 3 and 4 renal injuries at a level 1 trauma center: statewide assessment of the Comprehensive Hospital Abstract Reporting System. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 80(3):466-71. 2016. PMID 26713978
  49. Bertrand LA, Voelzke BB, Elliott SP, Myers JB, Breyer BN, Vanni AJ, McClung CD, Tam CA, Warren GJ, Erickson BA; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of surgeons. Measuring and predicting patient dissatisfaction after anterior urethroplasty using patient reported outcomes measures. J Urol. 196(2):453-61. 2016. PMID 26907509.
  50. Hampson LA, Elliott SP, Erickson BA, Vanni AJ, Myers JB, McClung C, Breyer BN, Smith TG 3rd, Hagedorn JC, Voelzke BB; TURNS. Multicenter analysis of urinary urgency and urge incontinence in patients with anterior urethral stricture disease: before and after urethroplasty. J Urol. 196(6): 1700-05. 2016. PMID 27521692.
  51. Figler BD, Chery L, Friedrich J, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Key Concepts in the management of adult ‘buried penis’. Plast Reconstr Surg.138(6):1081e-1082e. 2016. PMID 27541613.
  52. Osbun N, Hampson LA, Holt SK, Gore JL, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Low-volume vs. high-volume centers and management of Fournier’s gangrene in Washington state. 224(3):270-275. 2017. PMID 27965132.
  53. Hagedorn JC and Voelzke BB. Patient selection for urethrolasty techniquie: excision and primary renastomosis versus graft. Urol Clin North Am. 44(1):27-37. 2016. PMID 27908369.
  54. Bassett MR, Santiago-Lastra Y, Stoffel JT, Goldfarb R, Elliott SP, Pate SC, Broghammer JA, Gaither T, Breyer BN, Vanni AJ, Voelzke BB, Erickson BA, McClung CD, Presson AP, Tward JD, Myers JB; Neurogenic Bladder Research Group and the Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons. Urinary diversion for severe urinary adverse events of prostate radiation: results from a multi-institutional study. J Urol. 197(3 Pt 1):744-750. 2017. PMID 27810450.
  55. Nandate K & Voelzke BB. Severe hypotension, hypoxia, and subcutaneous erythema induced by indigo carmine administration during open prostatectomy. Case Rep Urol. 2016:5237387. 2016. PMID 27610263.
  56. Wessells H, Angermeier KW, Elliott S, Gonzalez CM, Kodama R, Peterson AC, Reston J, Rourke K, Stoffell JT, Vanni AJ, Voelzke BB, Zhao L, Santucci RA. Male urethral stricture: American Urological Association guideline. J Urol. 197(1):182-90. 2017. PMID 27497791.
  57. Tam CA, Elliott SP, Voelzke BB, Myers JB, Vanni AJ, Breyer BN, Smith TG 3rd, McClung CD, Erickson BA; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons. The International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) is an inadequate tool to screen for urethral stricture recurrence after anterior urethroplasty. Urology. 95:197-201. 2016. PMID 27109599.
  58. Bertrand LA, Voelzke BB, Elliott SP, Myers JB, McClung CD, Vanni AJ, Breyer BN, Erickson BA; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (TURNS). Critical analysis of the use of uroflowmetry for urethral stricture disease surveillance. Urology. 91:197-202. 2016. PMID 26873640.
  59. Faris SF, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Elliott SP, Breyer BN, Vanni AJ, Tam CA, Erickson BA; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (TURNS). Assessment of the male urethral reconstruction learning curve. Urology. 89:137-42. 2016. PMID 26723182.
  60. Hampson LA, Elliott SP, Erickson BA, Vanni AJ, Myers JB, McClung C, Breyer BN, Smith TG 3rd, Hagedorn JC, Voelzke BB. TURNS. Multicenter analysis of urinary urgency and urge incontinence in patients with anterior urethral stricture disease before and after urethroplasty. J Urol. 196(6): 1700-1705. 2016. PMID 27521692.
  61. Bassett MR, Santiago-Lastra Y, Stoffel JT, Goldfarb R, Elliott SP, Pate SC, Broghammer JA, Gaither T, Breyer BN, Vanni AJ, Voelzke BB, Erickson BA, McClung CD, Presson AP, Tward JD, Myers JB; Neurogenic Bladder Research Group; Trauma and Urologic Reconstructive Network of Surgeons. Urinary diversion for severe urinary adverse events of prostate radiation: results from a multi-insititutional study. J Urol. 197(3): 744-750. 2017. PMID 27810450
  62. Breyer BN, Edwards TC, Patrick DL, Voelzke BB. Comprehensive qualitative assessment of urethral stricture disease: toward the development of a patient centered outcome measure. J Urol. 198(5):1113-1118, 2017. PMID 28559007.
  63. Levy M, Gor RA, Vanni AJ, Stensland K, Erickson BA, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith TG 3rd, Breyer BN, McClung C, Alsikafi NF, Fan Y, Elliott SP; Trauma and Urologic Reconstructive Network of Surgeons (TURNS). Urology. 107:232-238. 2017. PMID 28579068.
  64. Keihani S, Chandrapal JC, Peterson AC, Broghammer JA, Chertack N, Elliott SP, Rourke KF, Alsikafi NF, Buckley JC, Breyer BN, Smith TG, Voelzke BB, Zhao LC, Brant WO, Myers JB; Trauma and Urologic Reconstruction Network of Surgeons (TURNS, TURNSresearch.org). Outcomes of urethroplasty to treat urethral strictures arising from artificial urinary sphincter erosions and rates of subsequent device replacement. Urology. 107:239-245. 2017. PMID 28624554.
  65. Hampson LA, Muncey W, Chung PH, Ma CC, Friedrich J, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Surgical and Functional Outcomes Following Buried Penis Repair With Limited Panniculectomy and Split-thickness Skin Graft. Urology. 110:234-238. 2017. PMID 28797684.
  66. Chung PH, Kampp JT, Voelzke BB. Patients’ Experiences With Extramammary Paget Disease: An Online Pilot Study Querying a Patient Support Group. Urology. 111:214-219. 2018. PMID 28893632.
  67. Wingate JT, Erickson BA, Murphy G, Smith TG 3rd, Breyer BN, Voelzke BB. Multicenter Analysis of Patient Reported Outcomes Following Artificial Urinary Sphincter Placement for Male Stress Urinary Incontinence. J Urol. 199(3):785-790, 2018. PMID 28964781.
  68. Chung PH, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Updated Outcomes of Early Endoscopic Realignment for Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries at a Level 1 Trauma Center. Urology. 112:191-197. 2018. PMID 29079211.
  69. Voelzke BB and Hagedorn JC. Presentation and Diagnosis of Fournier’s Gangrene. Urology. 114:8-13. 2018. PMID 29146218.
  70. Chung PH, Esposito P, Wessells H, Voelzke BB. Incidence of Stress Urinary Incontinence Following Posterior Urethroplasty for Radiation-Induced Urethral Strictures. Urology. 114:188-192. 2018. PMID 29191643.
  71. Schober JP, Stensland KD, Breyer BN, Erickson BA, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Elliott SP, Buckley JC, Vanni AJ; TURNS. Effect of urethroplastey on anxiety and depression. J Urol. 199(6):1552-1556, 2018. PMID 29408454.
  72. Chung PH, Gehring C, Firoozabadi R, Voelzke BB. Risk Stratification for Erectile Dysfunction After Pelvic Fracture Urethral Injuries. Urology. 115:174-178. 2018. PMID 29432870.
  73. Johnsen NV, Voelzke BB. Autologous Rectus Fascia Graft Interposition Repair of Urethrocutaneous Fistulae in Female-to-Male Metoidioplasty Patients. 116:208-212. 2018. PMID 29574122.
  74. Cotter KJ, Flynn KJ, Hahn AE, Voelzke BB, Myers JB, Smith TG 3rd, Elliott SP, Alsikafi NF, Breyer BN, Vanni AJ, Buckley JC, Zhao LC, Erickson BA. Prevalence of post-micturition incontinence before and after anterior urethroplasty. J Urol. 200(4):843-847, 2018. PMID
  75. Sukumar S, Elliott SP, Myers JB, Voelzke BB, Smith TG 3rd, Carolan AM, Maidaa M, Vanni AJ, Breyer BN, Erickson BA. Multi-institutional outcomes of endoscopic management of stricture recurrence after bulbar urethroplasty. J Urol. 200(4):837-842, 2018. PMID 29654804.
  76. Baradaran N, Hampson LA, Edwards TC, Voelzke BB, Breyer BN. Patient-reported outcome measures in urethral reconstruction. Curr Urol Rep. 17;19(7):48. 2018. PMID 29730205.
  77. Kirshenbaum EJ, Zhao LC, Myers JB, Elliott SP, Vanni AJ, Baradaran N, Erickson BA, Buckley JC, Voelzke BB, Granieri MA, Summers SJ, Breyer BN, Dash A, Weinberg A, Alsikafi NF. Patency and incontinence rates after robotic bladder neck reconstruction for vesicourethral anastomotic stenosis and recalcitrant bladder neck contractures: the TURNS experience. Urology. 118:227-233. 2018. PMID 29777787.
  78. Hampson LA, Muncey W, Sinanan M, Voelzke BB. Outcomes and quality of life among men after anal sphincter-preserving transperineal rectourethral fistula repair. Urology. EPub ahead of print. PMID: 30193844.
  79. Erickson BA, Tesdahl BA, Voznesensky MA, Breyer BN, Voelzke BB, Alsikafi NF, Vanni AJ, Broghammer JA, Buckley JC, Myers JB, Brant WO, Zhao LC, Smith Iii TG, Swick BL, Dahmoush L. Urethral lichen sclerosus under the microscope: a survey of academic pathologists. Can J Urol. 25(3):9328-9333. 2018. PMID 29900821.
  80. Johnsen NV, Vanni AJ, Voelzke BB. Risk of infectious complications in pelvic fracture urethral injury patients managed with internal fixation and suprapubic catheter placement. JACS. 85(3):536-540, 2018. PMID 29985241.
  81. Moses RA, Selph JP, Voelzke BB, Piotrowski J, Eswara JR, Erickson BA, Gupta S, Dmochowski RR, Johnsen NV, Shridharani A, Blaschko SD, Elliott SP, Schwartz I, Harris CR, Borawski K, Figler BD, Osterberg EC 3rd, Burks FN, Bihrle W 3rd, Miller B, Santucci RA, Breyer BN, Flynn B, Higuchi T, Kim FJ, Broghammer JA, Presson AP, Myers JB; form the TURNS network. Transl Androl Urol. 7(4): 512-520, 2018. PMID 30211041.